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Recent Articles on Teen Suicide and Depression

* August 4, 2017 - Suicide Rates For Teen Boys And Girls Are Climbing
* JUNE 25, 2015 - 41 Things Those with Depression Want You to Know
* November 18, 2017 - Heavy screen time increases teen suicide risk, study finds
* November 15, 2007 New MHA State of Mental Health Report Shows Americaís Youth in Crisis
* The Best and Worst States for Mental Health
* When I Stand In Your Shoes: Open Letter from a Mom to a Teen (who took her own life)

Suicide and Depression

* SA\VE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education - The mission of SA\VE is to educate about suicide prevention and to speak for suicide survivors. It is based in Minnesota.
* Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program - Great program for youth suicide prevention
* National Institute of Mental Health
* Psych Central
* Make It Ok (A Minnesota Site)
* Suicide.org (A lot of information including info for the elderly)
* Teens Health - A lot of information just for teens.
* Health Line - Great page on Bipolar Disorder
* American Association of Suicidology
* Active Minds
* Healing From Depression - A personal story on how one man survived his depression and a lot of great information.
* Focus Adolescent Services
* Healthy Place - Great Information on Mental Illnesses
* McMan's Depression and Bipolar Web - More than 100 articles on all aspects of depression and bipolar, plus news, links, books, forum, newsletter, and community message boards.
* Sibling Survivors - A site dedicated to those who have lost siblings to suicide.
* SPAN - Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network
* 1000 Deaths - This is a very touching site with memorials for some who have committed suicide
* The Samaritans
The Samaritans is a registered charity based in the UK and Republic of Ireland that provides confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing; and that increases public awareness of issues around suicide and depression
* Web MD - A professional look at depression (all ages)
* Medicine Net - A site about everything medical
* Mental Health America
* The Parent Resource Program - The Jason Foundation
* Depression in the Elderly


Self Injury Sites

* Self Injury.com
* Secret Shame
* Cutting and Self-Harm, How to Feel Better without Hurting Yourself
* Understanding Self-Harm


Dealing with Grief

* Griefnet.org - A great non profit site for those who are grieving...any age is welcome.
* The National Child Traumatic Stress Network


Rape and Sexual Abuse Sites

* RAINN - Sexual Abuse
* Pandora's Project


Spritual Links

* Fathers Love Letter Watch the beautiful video, it is truly amazing!
* Inspirational Poems and Stories


Eating Disorders

* Anorexic Web
* Caring Online
* Eating Disorder Referrals
* Anad.org - National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
* Anred.com - Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
* Association For Body Image Disordered Eating
* Something Fishy
* Eating Disorders at School - How to Spot the Signs & Where to Get Help for College Students


Sexual Identity Links

* PFLAG - Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
* The Trevor Project - Promoting tolerance and providing support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth
* Gay Male Youth Suicide
* The Suicide Attempt Problem for Lesbian and Bisexual Female Youth, and for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual youth of Colour
* The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
The LGBT Youth Line is a toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning young people in Ontario, Canada. The toll-free number is 1-800-268-9688. The Youth Line also provides online peer-support through e-mail and instant messaging


Bullying

* PeaceBuilders Creating Safe, Positive Learning Environments
* PACERís National Bullying Prevention Center
* Stomp Out Bullying - Great Website!
* The Matthew Shepard Foundation Matthew's Place is an online community and resource center for bullied LGBTQ youth.
* GLSEN is a great organization that is working to eradicate bullying and bias in schools.
* Welcoming Schools
The Human Rights Campaign's Welcoming Schools Guide is an approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping, and name-calling in K-5th grades. The guide helps administrators, educators, and parents or caring adults make sure that their elementary schools welcome all students and families.
* Stop Bullying and Speak Up
One of the most important things young people can do when they see bullying is to speak up. Cartoon Network is doing the same by encouraging youth to speak up to stop bullying.
* Peace First
Peace First is a national nonprofit that teaches young people the critical skills of conflict resolution, cooperation, and civic engagement. With 20 years of expertise in anti-bullying and empathy education, Peace First creates safer schools and communities by developing students' abilities to demonstrate compassion, stand up for others and see themselves as leaders.
* Cyber Safety